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For Immediate Release

Annual Bobby Stephen St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Raises $92,000 for Fund for Education and Easterseals NH’s Youth Transitional Services

March 30, 2017

Media Contact:
Pam Dube
pdube@eastersealsnh.org
603.621.3551
www.easterseals.com/nh/

Manchester, NH— The Bobby Stephen’s Fund for Education, a non-profit organization that assists disadvantaged students through scholarships and program development and those seeking financial aid for education, hosted the 39th Annual Bobby Stephen St. Patrick’s Day Celebration earlier this year, which raised $92,000.

The festive event hosted more than 600 attendees and featured a first-class buffet with a traditional St. Patrick's Day menu. Entertainment included Tom Bartlett and his Unicorn Band. Attendees had the opportunity to participate in a raffle and live auction with a variety of items.

“I am thrilled we can say that we are doing our part to help these young students, pursue further education and become productive members of the workforce,” said Bobby Stephen. “Contributions are the lifeblood of our organization and allow us to provide young people with the opportunity to reach their full potential while becoming skilled members of the workforce.

All proceeds benefit The Bobby Stephen’s Fund for Education and Easterseals New Hampshire Youth Transitional Services. The goal of Easterseals Youth Transitional Services is to help students in obtaining the skills they need to be successful in adult life focusing on career exploration, building employment skills, adult daily living skills, social health and wellness, continuing education and accessing adult services.

About Easter Seals New Hampshire

For 80 years, Easterseals NH has provided exceptional services to ensure we change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. Easterseals services include autism services, inclusive child care and early intervention, special education, medical rehabilitation, camping and recreation, vocational services, senior services, substance abuse services, adult day programs, community based services, individual service options, transportation services, residential service options, dental services and veteran services. As a leader in social services for individuals with disabilities and special needs, Easterseals NH employs more than 1,400 individuals who serve more than 26,900 children, adults and seniors in over 90 programs throughout the state. To learn more about Easterseals NH, visit www.easterseals.com/nh.

                                                                                                                                                                                

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